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Doubling Down: Please Visit Redline Motorsports

If you have not yet, please visit our new vendor’s web site: Lots of ways to power boost your later generation Corvettes, improve your chassis and suspension and more. Thanks for checking them out!
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CORVETTE TODAY #153 - Corvette News & Headlines, Mid March 2023

Driving Season and Car Show Season is almost here! And CORVETTE TODAY has all your news & headlines to keep you up-to-date and current on what's happening in the world of Corvette.Keith Cornett from CorvetteBlogger is back with your CORVETTE TODAY host, Steve Garrett, to deliver the goods!;
1. Chevrolet crossed over 101,000 C8 Corvettes built to date!
2. The deadline for customer-sold orders for the C8 Z06 is April 5th
3. GM files a patent application for a Lidar Vision System
4. The 1953 C1 Corvette, VIN #100, to the Spring Carlisle Auction
5. The C8 Corvette wins the Kelly Blue Book Best Resale Value Award

It's the latest and the greatest Corvette news, delivered every other week, on CORVETTE TODAY!

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2023 Corvette Info Including E-Ray, SR & Z06 Pricing, SR & Z06 Visualizers, 70th Anniversary Info, Press Releases for SR & Z06 & Their Build & Price, Order Guides & Visualizers

E-Ray Visualizer:
Official E-Ray Press Release: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-press-release
Official GM E-Ray Pictures: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...and-visualizer
+ 25 KEY E-Ray Components/Factors:
E-Ray Leaked Info/Visualizer: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...tte-e-ray-leak
Z51 & Z06 GM Track Specs: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ecommendations
Z06 Order Guide:
Z06 MSRP and Options Pricing: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...freight-charge
2023 SR Build & Price: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...up-and-running
*2023 SR & Z06 Official Owners Manual:; and,
* 2023 GM Bash Major Seminar with HQ video: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...ore-bash-video
*2023 Stingray Visualizer:
*2023 Stingray (ONLY Order Guide:
*70th Anniversary Combined Press Release For SR & Z06: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...iversary-model
*Z06 Press Release: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-press-release
*Z06 Reveal Pictures: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...eveal-pictures
*Z06 Visualizer:
Order Guide (unofficial): https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...-action-center
*Z06 vs Z07 Aero Components: https://www.midenginecorvetteforum.c...s-similarities
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Cadillac To Be Lead GM Electric Division

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  • Cadillac To Be Lead GM Electric Division

    This reinforces what most of us have been thinking, but I believe the first time an official GM statement.

    Originally posted by MotorAuthority
    Cadillac will become lead EV brand at GM, challenge Tesla

    Viknesh Vijayenthiran
    Jan 11, 2019
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    Cadillac Escala concept, 2016 Monterey Car Week
    Cadillac Escala concept, 2016 Monterey Car Week

    Cadillac will become the leading electric car brand at General Motors in an attempt to lure sales away from Tesla while also countering the onslaught of EVs in the pipeline at the German luxury brands.

    The announcement was made by GM on Friday during an investor call conference, where the automaker also confirmed plans for a new modular electric car platform.

    Cadillac will be the first GM brand to launch an EV based on the platform, which has been designed to be able to spawn everything from compact cars to large, 7-seat luxury SUVs. It has also been designed to offer front-, rear-, and all-wheel-drive configurations, as well as the capacity for more than 300 miles of range.

    The platform is expected to be ready in 2021 so this is when we'll likely see the new Cadillac.

    First details on GM modular EV platform - presentation slide from January 2019 investor meeting
    First details on GM modular EV platform - presentation slide from January 2019 investor meeting

    GM in 2017 said it planned to launch as many as 20 electric cars by 2023, including both battery-electric and fuel cell-electric models. The first of these should start appearing this year and will likely be related to the 238-mile Chevrolet Bolt EV. The new modular electric car platform is expected to underpin at least nine of these 20 cars.

    It is possible that the electric Cadillac will be targeted at the Chinese market where the government has implemented an aggressive electrification strategy to combat air quality problems and reduce the reliance on oil imports; the country aims to boost hybrid and electric car sales 10 fold over the next decade via incentives and mandates.

    However, there is also a major opportunity for Cadillac here in the United States given the recent strong performance of Tesla. With just a three-car lineup, Tesla racked up 191,627 sales in the U.S. last year. That was substantially higher than Cadillac's tally of 154,702 sales over the same period.

    News of Cadillac's EV plans follows GM's announcement Wednesday to partner with EVgo, ChargePoint and Greenlots, three of the nation’s leading charging networks, to make it easier for owners of GM electric cars to find a charging station and pay for the electricity in the future. The plan is to connect data from the charging stations with the vehicles so that everything, including payments, can be made seamless.
    Last edited by John; 01-11-2019, 12:05 PM.
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    Excellent plan for GM s premier brand ..

    i believe we will see shared platforms and hope there will be a sports car like ev cuv like the jaguar I pace. ( corvette crosstrek would be a smart. Halo for chevrolet too)